• Russian Report on Wernick Tour

    Last month Pete Wernick and his wife Joan headed to Russia to be part of the Russia-America Bluegrass Jamboree. Having returned from the trip, Dr. Banjo's August newsletter highlights the trip and points to a full report on his website. The

  • Fun Festival Flyer

    We don't typically post about festivals and concerts due to the localized nature of the events. Sometimes though, an event will be special in some way: a large destination festival such as the IBMA World of Bluegrass, an unusual and

  • The future of Bluegrass Europe magazine

    The European Bluegrass Blog has been posting some news recently concerning the future of Bluegrass Europe magazine. It seems the board of the European Bluegrass Music Association (EBMA) has decided to continue publication of the magazine, as a stand-alone publication beginning

  • Canadian Bluegrass site launches

    Bluegrass Gazette has launched as an online community site to promote and foster the bluegrass scene in Canada. It takes the form of both a monthly magazine, and a social networking interface under the direction of editor Rick Thompson. Monthly columns

  • Toy Hearts – Femme Fatale

    The Toy Hearts are preparing for the UK release of their new CD, Femme Fatale, and a busy summer touring across Britain, Europe and the USA. The CD features the singing Johnson sisters, Hannah and Sophia, along with Stuart, their

  • Photos from EWOB 2010

    Jan de Mooy has sent us another fine collection of photos he took during the recent European World of Bluegrass in Voorthuizen, Netherlands. He had sent along a nice gallery from EWOB which we published after the festivals in 2009

  • Dr. and Mrs. Banjo head to Mother Russia

    Pete Wernick, aka Dr. Banjo, and his lovely wife Joan will be headed to Russia this summer to participate in the Russia-America Bluegrass Jamboree in July. This is the first event of its kind, being organized in part by the Consulate